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THE VAT HOUSE, FLATS 1 TO 16

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE VAT HOUSE, FLATS 1 TO 16

List entry Number: 1064949

Location

THE VAT HOUSE, FLATS 1 TO 16, REGENTS BRIDGE GARDENS

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Lambeth

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Nov-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204630

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History

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Details

TQ 3077 REGENTS BRIDGE GARDENS

963/7/850 The Vat House, flats 1-16

29-JUL-1977

GV II

Former vat house and clock tower, now flats. Circa 1810, clock tower altered 1916 after fire. Refurbished and converted to flats, 1980's. Formerly Beaufoy Vinegar Works. Stock brick with stone dressings. Flat roofs. Timber clock tower and cupola. Three storeys, seven uneven bays to side elevations. Ground and first floor segmental headed openings, inserted entrance in south elevation. Upper floor rectangular openings with flat lintels. Continous first floor storey band. Tall cylindrical chimney to north. Symmetrical west elevation in three bays, three storeys and attic. Central entrance rising through two storeys flanked by segmental headed openings. Similar openings to third storey. Attic storey small opening in recessed semicircular arch, set in tall brick parapet with flanking swept gables. Stone cornice and blocking course. Rectangular timber rusticated clock tower on shallow base, clock to each face. Above, timber cupola of eight Doric columns supporting copper dome. Bell inscribed THOMAS MEARS LONDON FOUNDER 1843. Former water tower to east. Five storeys in stock brick with iron plates of tank above. Segmental headed openings to five bay east elevation and three bay south elevation., some blank. Interior converted to flats.

Cherry and Pevsner, London, 2: South, 1983, p.370 Survey of London, Vol.XXVI, pt.II, 1956, p.69



Listing NGR: TQ3044877472

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bridget, C, Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: London 2: South, (1994), 370
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St Mary Lambeth Part 2 Southern Area: Volume 26, (1956), 69

National Grid Reference: TQ 30448 77472

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